Department of Justice/OIG – Immigration and Naturalization Service:
Participated in this engagement as a staff auditor. The scope of the audit included the financial compliance audit of INS. The audit was performed in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and the Chief Financial Officer’s Act (CFO).
Major components and tasks included: (1) Treasury Fund reconciliation, (2) Audit of Proprietary Accounts, (3) Test of reasonableness of Assets, (4) Test of Internal Controls, (5) Test of Compliance with Regulations, (6) Reconciliation of obligations with appropriations, and (7) Review of budget allocation and execution.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management:
Staff auditor on this large CFO Act engagement and was responsible for field work in the following areas:
Auditing of components of financial statements
Determining the adequacy of an accounting system accumulation of financial data to support the preparation of financial statements under CFO Act
Determining propriety of program/fund disbursement
Evaluating adequacy of controls over divisions, program, or contractor administration costs
DC Water and Sewer Authority:
Performed financial data analysis, general ledger accounts reconciliation, defining reporting requirements, and providing continuous on-going system support to all users. Worked with various financial groups of the agency to define functional requirements and the interfaces for the implementation of a new financial system. Worked on the interface team to develop the in-record layout a new payroll system.
U.S. Department of Agriculture – Mild Marketing Services:
As a staff on this nationwide Milk Marketing Administration’s audits contract, his responsibilities included substantive and compliance audits of the financial statements accounts, prepared audit memorandums for matters to be brought to attention of the senior manager and engagement partner, prepared audit report and management letter. The audit was performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
Non-Profit Organizations involving A-133 Audits and the Audit of Commercial Entities
Mr. Mensah served as a staff on the engagement to audit the Mid-Northeast Collaborative in accordance with OMB Circular A-133 audit requirements.
During the audit engagement, he was involved in Planning, Internal Control documentation, evaluation and testing, Compliance testing regarding laws and regulations, substantive testing, and testing through Sample Selection Methods and reporting.
EXPOTECH LTD INTERNATIONAL TRADE ACCOUNTANT
Duties included the following
Prepared monthly and annual financial statements
Analyzed and reviewed financial statements
Prepared schedule and coordinated annual audit
Developed policies and procedures for internal control
Administered the payroll system
Annual budgetary process – developed, completed and reviewed annual budgets
Cash flow management
Prepared monthly bank reconciliation statements and prepared report to the controller on students debit card account
District of Columbia Government, Department of Employment Services (DOES)
Audit of Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund
I was a staff on this audit of Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund Audit for fiscal year 2000. I was involved in the planning stages of the audit-Interview key personnel in preparation for the audit. Prepared cycle memo based on interviews. I assisted in the area of internal control, documentation and evaluation of financial statements. I conducted and performed substantive test compliance test and test of internal control procedures on Cash, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Expenditures and adequacy of the allowance for uncollectible accounts. Performed analytical procedures on account balances, footed and cross-footed account balances for mathematical accuracy. Also helped to setup audit binders, and prepared audit program on compliance and substantive test.